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Atlanta Falcons: Falcons to face white-hot Seahawks at 1 p.m. S…

Atlanta Falcons: Falcons to face white-hot Seahawks at 1 p.m. Sunday at Georgia Dome

ajc.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
The Falcons' Michael Turner (center) rushes against Seattle in first half action last season. (Associated Press). FLOWERY BRANCH — Coach Mike Smith, the winningest coach in team history, has the Falcons poised to make an unprecedented third straight app
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  • RGIII injury dooms Redskins

    RGIII injury dooms Redskins

    CNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013
    LANDOVER, Md. -- When Robert Griffin III crumpled to the turf with 6:25 left to play in Sunday afternoon's NFC wild-card playoff game against the Seahawks, fumbling at his own 5-yard line, the outcome no longer mattered to the Redskins or the sellout cr…
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  • 10 best Falcons plays of 2012 regular season

    10 best Falcons plays of 2012 regular season

    ajc.com ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan gets a pass off under pressure from Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander during 1st half action at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday , Sept. 30, 2012. CURTIS COMPTON / BRANCH - Just as in 2010, the Fa
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  • William Moore returns to practice for Falcons

    William Moore returns to practice for Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    The Falcons find out who they’ll play next week when the Seahawks and Redskins play on Sunday and it looks like their defense will be pretty healthy against either opponent. Cornerback Dunta Robinson was cleared to return from a concussion during the we
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  • Video - Divisional preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons 02:23

    Divisional preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Jan 6
    The Atlanta Falcons have the top seed in the NFC, but do they have the edge in next week's divisional-round game against the Seattle Seahawks? The "NFL GameDay Final" guys debate.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Jan 6
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?